Soups and Stews

two white mugs full of black bean soup garnished with sour cream, cheese and jalapenos

Instant Pot Black Bean Soup with Andouille Sausage

Instant Pot Black Bean Soup is a quick and easy, warm and inviting soup full of hearty black beans, spicy andouille sausage, and aromatic herbs and spices. Slow cooker and stove top methods also included. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links […]

overhead shot of smoked sausage corn chowder in a red clay bowl with a spoon sticking out, green onions, a corn muffin on a napkin and a knife with butter on it are in the background

Smoked Sausage Corn Chowder

Creamy, hearty smoked sausage corn chowder will warm you up on a chilly day. Smoked sausage, whole kernel corn, vegetables and wild rice are simmered with broth and whole milk for a velvety smooth texture. There is nothing better on a brisk fall or winter day than a hot bowl […]

Shrimp and Crawfish Etouffee

Shrimp and Crawfish Étouffée

Shrimp and crawfish étouffée is a classic Louisiana dish with lots for flavor. Shrimp and crawfish tails are simmered with vegetables and spices and served over hot cooked white rice. A few months ago, I polled a few friends on my personal Facebook page for feedback on their favorite Southern […]

Instant Pot Red Beans and rice

Instant Pot Red Beans and Rice

Easy Instant Pot red beans and rice will have you eating a hot bowl of this beloved Creole comfort food in no time. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. About a year ago, my husband requested – […]

best zucchini recipes

31 of the Best Zucchini Recipes

Add more heart healthy zucchini to your diet this summer with 31 of best zucchini recipes. If ever there was a time to add more fresh veggies into your diet, it’s summertime! Zucchini, also known as courgette, is a member of the squash family. It has a mild flavor and texture […]